Administrative theory and health related social sciences 800
Faculty of Health Sciences
This module involves the theory of leadership and organisational models in health, health systems and their planning, management and evaluation. Knowledge and application of relevant national and key international health policies and legislation. Knowledge and skills in health economics and financing, psychology, medical sociology and sociological models of health, health promotion and social marketing. Knowledge and application of qualitative research methodologies. Knowledge and skills in occupational hygiene, occupational medicine and management of an occupational health service.
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